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AS 5062-2006

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Fire protection for mobile and transportable equipment

Sets out the fire risk management process for mobile and transportable equipment, (including vehicles). Sets out the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and listing requirements for engineered and pre-engineered fire protection systems installed on mobile and transportable equipment. Includes performance testing for pre-engineered foam water spray suppression systems.
Published: 08/11/2006
Pages: 87
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Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Limitations
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
1.5 Interpretation of specified limiting values
2 Fire risk management
2.1 General
2.1.1 Fire risk management process
2.1.2 Risk assessment General Process Methods
2.1.3 Fire incidents
2.2 Consultation
2.3 Records
2.4 Fire hazard identification
2.4.1 General
2.4.2 Fuels General Types Properties
2.4.3 Oxidizers
2.4.4 Ignition sources
2.4.5 Potential fire hazard locations
2.4.6 Operating environments
2.5 Fire risk analysis
2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Fire risk determination General Fire effects
2.5.3 Operational conditions
2.5.4 Existing risk controls
2.6 Fire risk evaluation
2.7 Monitoring and review
3 Fire risk reduction
3.1 General
3.1.1 Risk reduction hierarchy
3.1.2 Introduction of further risk
3.2 Design measures and safeguards
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 Fuel sources
3.2.3 Ignition sources
3.2.4 Overheating
3.2.5 Segregation
3.2.6 Accumulation of combustible or flammable materials
3.2.7 Reduction of fire effects
3.2.8 Miscellaneous
3.3 Administrative controls
3.3.1 Maintenance and housekeeping Maintenance Hot work Combustible materials Inspection and cleaning Replacement parts
3.3.2 Safe work procedures
3.3.3 Training
3.4 Documentation
3.5 Fire protection systems
3.5.1 General
3.5.2 Automatically operated fire suppression system
3.5.3 Manually operated fire suppression system
3.5.4 Fire alarm system
4 Safety requirements
4.1 Emergency procedures
4.2 Emergency stop device
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Identification
4.2.3 Location
4.3 Signs and warning notices
4.3.1 General
4.3.2 Action in the event of fire
4.3.3 Fire protection system warning notices
4.3.4 Manual actuation instruction notice
4.4 Remote-controlled and autonomous mobile equipment
4.5 Fire extinguishers
4.5.1 General
4.5.2 Selection
4.5.3 Operator training
4.5.4 Location
4.5.5 Maintenance
5 Fire protection systems
5.1 General
5.2 Fire protection system functions
5.2.1 General
5.2.2 Fire alarm system with automatically operated suppression system
5.2.3 Fire alarm system with manually operated fire suppression system
5.2.4 Manually operated fire suppression system
5.2.5 Fire alarm system only
5.3 Listing of fire protection systems
5.4 Fire testing requirements for foam water spray fire suppression systems
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Test 1 acceptance criteria
5.4.3 Test 2 acceptance criteria
5.5 Extinguishing agent
5.5.1 General
5.5.2 Selection
5.6 Operating conditions
5.7 Design and installation
5.8 Equipment modifications
5.9 Documentation
5.10 Fire protection systems
5.10.1 General
5.10.2 Isolation of fire suppression systems
5.11 System safety requirements
5.11.1 Electrical clearances
5.11.2 Safety clearances
6 Fire protection system design
6.1 General
6.1.1 Design
6.1.2 Risk assessment
6.2 Design documentation
6.2.1 General
6.2.2 Specific design detail
6.2.3 Provision of design documentation
6.3 System design procedures
6.3.1 General
6.3.2 Engineered systems General Foam fire suppression systems Water mist Gaseous agent
6.3.3 Pre-engineered systems General Foam water spray Powder Dual agent Aerosol
6.4 Quantity of agent
6.4.1 General
6.4.2 Special conditions
6.5 Equipment shutdown
6.6 Air handling
6.7 Discharge time
6.8 System flow calculations
6.9 Containment of extinguishing agent
6.10 Identification of discharge nozzles
7 Supply
7.1 Storage containers
7.1.1 General
7.1.2 Pressurized containers
7.1.3 Pressure indication
7.1.4 Pressurized container transport and storage
7.2 Storage container arrangement
7.2.1 General
7.2.2 Location and mounting
7.2.3 Agent storage container orientation
7.3 Identification, marking and labelling of containers
7.3.1 Colour identification
7.3.2 Permanent markings
7.3.3 Labelling
7.4 Fire protection system control valves
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Isolating valves
8 Distribution system
8.1 General
8.2 Distribution system supports
8.3 Compatibility
8.4 Installation of distribution system
8.4.1 General
8.4.2 Flow restrictions
8.5 Nozzles
8.5.1 General
8.5.2 Nozzle choice and location
9 Detection, actuation and control systems
9.1 General
9.2 Manual actuation
9.3 Electrical systems
9.4 Pneumatic systems
9.5 Mechanical systems
9.6 Control and indicating equipment
9.6.1 System status indication panel
9.6.2 System control and indicator panel General Power supply
9.6.3 Marking
9.6.4 Engine shutdown
9.6.5 Engine shutdown time delay—Optional function
9.6.6 Engine shutdown override—Optional function
9.6.7 Audible indication
9.6.8 Visual indication
9.6.9 Container pressure switch input
10 Commissioning and acceptance of fire protection system
10.1 General
10.2 Discharge test
10.2.1 General
10.2.2 Reporting
10.3 System function and operation test
10.4 Completion report and documentation
10.5 Operation and maintenance manuals
10.6 Training
11 Fire protection systems maintenance
11.1 General
11.2 Maintenance personnel
11.3 Records
11.3.1 General
11.3.2 Maintenance record tag or label
11.4 Precautions
11.5 Recharge of extinguishing agent
11.6 Inspection, test, maintenance and design survey
11.6.1 General
11.6.2 Defects
11.6.3 Design survey
11.6.4 Condition report
11.7 Schedules for pre-engineered systems
11.7.1 Inspection
11.7.2 Testing
11.7.3 Maintenance
11.7.4 Survey
Appendix A
Appendix B
B1 General
B2 Qualitative analysis
B3 Semi-quantitative analysis
B4 Quantitative analysis
B5 Sensitivity analysis
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
E1 Scope
E2 General requirements
E3 Test 1—Fuel spill extinguishment and re-ignition test—Direct application
E3.1 General
E3.2 Principle
E3.3 Apparatus
E3.4 Apparatus arrangement
E3.5 Procedure
E3.6 Records
E4 Test 2—Fuel spill extinguishment and fuel spray re-ignition test—Indirect application
E4.1 General
E4.2 Principle
E4.3 Apparatus
E4.4 Apparatus arrangement
E4.5 Procedure
E4.6 Records
E5 Reporting
Appendix F
Appendix G
Appendix H
Cited references in this standard
Use of colour for the marking of physical hazards and the identification of certain equipment in industry (known as the SAA Industrial Safety Colour Code)
Steel cylinders for compressed gases — Welded two-piece construction — 0.1 kg to 150 kg
Safety signs for the occupational environment
Safety in welding and allied processes, Part 1: Fire precautions
Safety in welding and allied processes, Part 2: Electrical
Content history
DR 04372